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    Sale 2150

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)

    Ancestral Myth

    Price Realised  

    Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)
    Ancestral Myth
    signed and dated 'T. Stamos. '47' (lower left); signed again and titled ANCESTRAL MYTH T STAMOS' (on the reverse)
    oil on masonite
    24¼ x 30 in. (61.6 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1947.


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    Provenance

    Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bransten
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York
    ACA Galleries, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    San Francisco Museum of Art, 20th Anniversary, 1955.
    Richmond Art Center (long-term loan).